In this simple chicken soup recipe, everything is cooked in stages in the same pot. In just 40 minutes, you'll be dishing up a hearty and flavorful bowl of chicken, vegetables, and long-grain rice, and when you're finished eating, cleanup will be a breeze.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine the water, chicken, onion, salt, cumin, oregano, garlic, ground pepper, and bay leaf in a large pot. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 to 12 minutes or until the chicken is no longer pink. Remove the chicken and shred into chunks.

  • Stir in broth, undrained tomatoes, corn, bell pepper, rice, cilantro, and chili powder. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 25 minutes or until rice is tender. Discard bay leaf.

Nutrition Facts

196.8 calories; protein 16.8g 34% DV; carbohydrates 28.4g 9% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 2.2g 9% DV; sugars 4.1g; fat 1.5g 2% DV; saturated fat 0.3g 2% DV; cholesterol 32.8mg 11% DV; vitamin a iu 664.8IU 13% DV; vitamin c 26.4mg 44% DV; folate 96.8mcg 24% DV; calcium 58.6mg 6% DV; iron 2.2mg 12% DV; magnesium 29.3mg 11% DV; potassium 284.6mg 8% DV; sodium 476.5mg 19% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 19% DV.